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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 December 2016

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1

Who, after making a living painting porcelain and sun blinds, became well known due to such paintings as "Portrait of Alfred Sisley", "William Sisley (Father of Alfred Sisley)" and "Skaters in the Bois de Boulogne"?

A
Monet
B
Manet
C
Renoir
D
C├ęzanne
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2

Which Latin poet wrote "Satires", "Epodes", "Epistles" and "Carmen Seculare"?

A
Homer
B
Virgil
C
Maecenas
D
Horace
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3

In south-west Bolivia the Potosi desert has what nick-name internationally?

A
The Gobi of the West
B
Salvador Dali
C
Atacama
D
Potto
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4

How did the Balfour Declaration of 1926 affect Canada, New Zealand, Australia and other dominions of the British Empire?

A
Set out trading protocols between the dominions
B
Established the Commonwealth of Nations
C
Declared them to be autonomous communities within the British Empire equal in status with the UK
D
Set out supremacy of the UK Privy Court in their legal systems
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5

What nationality was A.J.Hackett who started the first commercial bungee jumping concern in 1988?

A
English
B
New Zealand
C
Irish
D
South African
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6

Gibbons are mostly native to which continent?

A
Africa
B
Asia
C
Australia
D
South America
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7

What phrase can be applied to a conclusion that is incorrectly drawn or does not follow from the premises?

A
Cave canem
B
Ad hominem
C
Non sequitur
D
Caveat emptor
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